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- n. Alternative spelling of water wheel.
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- n. a wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine
- n. a wheel with buckets attached to its rim; raises water from a stream or pond
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The Magenn MARS tethered balloon, which rotates in the breeze similar to an old-fashioned waterwheel, is designed to provide power to small villages in lesser developed countries (think most of Africa).
Facilities: The hotel was originally a 17th century working corn-mill and still today the waterwheel is a highlight of the comfortable restaurant, which offers guests a relaxed atmosphere and excellent traditional menu.
At the head of the wooded valley the mine bousteads – where miners stored ore that they brought to the surface – have been repointed and work is nearing completion on the waterwheel pit and mountings of the Armstrong hydraulic engine that once hauled miners up the 177-metre shaft, the deepest in the dale.
My first choice for grain is WAR EAGLE MILL, a historic stone mill in War Eagle, Ark., that's been restored four times since 1832 and is still powered by a waterwheel.
When it comes to story telling, tension is the water that drives the waterwheel of a book.
As for Milo's waterwheel, that was discovered right at the point when I was writing that chapter - the Museum of London archaeologists were amazed that I had managed to put it in.
Back in the '60s the West German and U.S. governments had invested in civil infrastructure for the hospitals, but both the small hydroelectric power station and waterwheel-based potable water system had fallen into disrepair and were inoperable.
Blue and red and purple lights shone on the waterwheel in front of the Tunnel of Love.
There was a rustic old mill behind the waterwheel, and a sign on the tunnel.
An inlet was dug out from the river on the western side of the complex—the side which housed the mosque on the riverfront terrace—and here batches of sixty-two oxen went around in endless circles so that a waterwheel with buffalo-hide buckets could scoop water in turn and tilt it into an elevated aqueduct with channels open to the sky.
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